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The Moscow Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to strengthen, promote, and lead the business and economic community and support the free enterprise system while preserving and enhancing the quality of life.


Sam Martinet


Sam Martinet holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and served in the United States Marine Corps as a logistics analyst. She is also a 2018 graduate of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce Leadership Moscow program and has served as the Vice President of the Latah County United Way. Sam is an energetic, passionate, leader and a self-proclaimed “eternal optimist.” Her extensive background in community relations, leadership development, and program management has given her a solid foundation to serve Moscow’s business community.

Sam is your resource for business support and advocacy. Contact Sam for Membership discussions, including ways to maximize the benefits of being an MCOC+VC Member.


Alys Lease


Alys Lease has a long history with the Palouse Region. She first attended and graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor’s in Public Relations and English. Since university, Alys has worked in multiple positions building her skills as a customer service professional, event manager, writer, and data researcher. Outside of her professional life, she enjoys spending time downtown, baking, reading, writing, exploring wineries, live comedy, and playing board games of any kind.

Eimile Darney


Eimile Darney graduated from the University of Idaho with her Bachelor of Fine Arts and minor in Advertising. During her time at the university, she led a team of designers at The Argonaut newspaper as Production Manager, and worked with the Department of Student Involvement. Growing up in Moscow and leaving her Senior year of highschool she always knew she’d come home. Eimile is an artist and designer who loves to share her passion, you can always catch her scribbling in her sketchbook or collaborating on creative projects! Besides design, Eimile loves craft beer, live music, and exploring the great outdoors.


The Chamber of Commerce provides:


Referrals of member businesses to people needing goods and services in the Moscow area through telephone contact with staff, e-mail, online, and the Member Business Directory. Event and business promotion through economical advertising in the, “Choose the Palouse” Visitor Guide, Relocation Kits and the Events Calendar.


Current Issues of interest to the community tackled by the monthly Membership Luncheons.A unique two-day interactive educational experience through the Annual Legislative Tour, which brings members to Boise during the legislative session to meet with chief elected officials, agency staff, and legislators.


Leadership Moscow works to cultivate leaders in Moscow and Latah County by offering a concentrated, hands-on learning experience to enhance and build leadership qualities.  Leadership Moscow works to develop advocates for Moscow and its surrounding rural communities who will serve as a voice for the Moscow and Latah County for generations to come.


Opportunities to make contacts through Chamber functions such as Membership Luncheons, Business After Hours, the annual Chamber auction, and other events. Introduction to the community through a new member feature in the newsletter and Facebook with the ability to expand contacts and clients through display of company brochures and business cards in the Chamber Visitor Center. Interaction with neighboring communities in North Idaho and Eastern Washington through alliances with chamber and economic development groups.

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